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Back to Fitness 2021

August 9, 2021
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Thank you Ottawa You joined us twice! Sunday 12 and 19 September 2021 Zumba on the Field / Back to Fitness Celebration at TD Place and University Place (uOttawa) Over two hundred and fifty peopled joined in with Ottawa’s top Zumba instructors ZIN™ Shane Scatliffe, ZIN™ Carr Evans and ZIN™…

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Telecom emergency response

August 7, 2021
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Ham Census is the initiative of Risk Sciences International Vice-President of Communications and Strategic Initiatives, Cemil ‘Jim’ Alyanak, himself an amateur radio operator and member of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service. He is licensed by the FCC in the United States with the call sign K3MRI. The initiative came about…

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Natalie Fisher Spalton

August 3, 2021
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Natalie has over 20 years’ experience in international program management and capacity development in gender equality, women and girls’ human rights and sexual and reproductive health including HIV/AIDS in consulting and staff roles for organizations including the United Nations Children’s Agency (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme, UN Women, World YWCA…

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Tee L. Guidotti

July 7, 2021
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Dr. Guidotti is currently an international consultant in the fields of occupational and environmental medicine, risk management, and sustainability. His work involves 1) problem solving involving consulting, advising, and special projects, 2) medical evaluation, including consultation and disability evaluation, 3) medicolegal services (including expert witness), 4) publishing, editing, and writing. Although retired from the…

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Markus Pasterk

July 6, 2021
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Markus Pasterk is a molecular biologist by training who has served as an executive in both national and international organisations. In his current position as special projects officer for education at the Austrian Government he is leading and advising the development of new ministerial programmes. Markus specialises in management of European…

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Quinolones and ALF risk

June 30, 2021
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Quinolones, a popular and powerful anti-biotic with broad coverage and reasonable safety, was concerned to be associated with acute liver failure (ALF). A study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology on 14 March 2021 by, among others, RSI’s Mohamed Taher, Franco Momoli, Donald Mattison and Daniel Krewski, investigated…

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US FDA FAERS and quinolones

June 22, 2021
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Some case reports on Quinolones, a potent and globally popular group of antibiotics that are used to treat a wide range of infections, have raised concern about their possible association with acute hepatic failure (AHF). Data from the US FDA Adverse Event Reporting System were evaluated for signals of AHF…

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Advancing Toxicity Testing webinar

May 25, 2021
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The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing and the Animal-Free Safety Assessment recently held their annual meeting on advancing toxicity testing in the 21st century (TT21C). This informal event provided brief updates on cutting edge approaches in toxicology that have accrued since the publication of the 2007 U.S. National Research…

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USC appoints Dr. Mattison distinguished professor

March 16, 2021
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Dr. Donald Mattison, RSI’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer, has accepted an appointment as a University of South Carolina Health Sciences Distinguished Professor in the in the Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH).  The appointment noted that Dr. Mattison’s broad and deep career experience as a researcher and educator is impressive and…

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RSI receives National Defence funding

March 5, 2021
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RSI is pleased to be the recipient of funding through the DND IDEaS COVID-19 Challenge. Under the supervision of Emma Hartnett, RSI will be developing a risk-based tool to support public health emergency response planning for COVID-19, and other infectious disease and mass casualty emergencies in the future. The safety…

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